Diamond Creek Farm News

Breeder Fund FAQ

  What is the difference between the Breeders Fund program and the Sire Stakes? The Breeders Fund benefits the owner of the mare when she is bred to the stallion.  The Breeders Fund is a percentage of qualifying purses earned by the resulting eligible foal. Payments are made to the breeder of the foal, regardless […]

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Now Hiring: Breeding Season Internship

Exciting opportunity for college students looking to break into the equine industry! Foaling Internship: January 2018-July 2018 Responsibilities, included but not limited to: Foaling out mares and providing initial care to newborn foals; Herd Health; Assisting resident vet in all aspects, including palping mares, pregnancy checks, breeding; Assisting in the breeding shed, including holding tease mares, […]

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Shuttle Stallion Series: Transport

The Shuttle Stallion series returns this edition with a focus on some of the paperwork and testing that has to be done before our stallions can actually be shipped overseas. For this article, we talked with Dr. Courtney Pink and Rachel Keeney, both who have been instrumental in making sure “all the I’s are dotted […]

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Meet The Staff

This episode of “Meet The Staff” features one of our Kentucky employees, Meagan Cyrus. Meagan is a farmhand at our Kentucky farm, who has been with us for almost 2 years, after first working for Diamond Creek in Pennsylvania as a foaling intern. Meagan first came to us after her senior year at Purdue. She […]

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Meet The Staff

In this month’s Meet The Staff, we introduce you to Emily Gross. Emily started at Diamond Creek a year and a half ago as a foaling intern, and is now working as our overnight foal watch during the season and in the barn on the off season.  Her favorite part of the year is foaling out […]

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Meet The Staff: Dr. Courtney Pink

Continuing our Meet the Staff series, next up is a very important member of the team, our resident veterinarian and Pennsylvania farm manager, Dr. Courtney Pink.

We are very fortunate to be able to have a full-time vet at the farm, …

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Shuttle Stallion Series

In the next few issues of this newsletter, we will focus on “Shuttle Stallions” and try and answer some questions that many readers have about the whole process of shipping a stallion Down Under, from choosing to send a stallion to the paperwork and quarantine requirements and what they can expect life to be like […]

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Diamond Creek Open House 2017

Diamond Creek Farm threw its third annual open house on June 3, at their Wellsville, Pa., location. “The Open House is a way for us to welcome the community and all the fans to our farm,” said Diamond Creek’s Adam Bowden. “Many people never get a chance to see what happens behind the scenes at […]

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Meet The Staff: Jake

Working on a breeding farm isn’t all just horses and barn work. It takes a lot of different people, doing a variety of different tasks to make everything run smoothly. One of the very important people in this puzzle is Jake Ziegler, our maintenance manager of 3 years. Jake helps keep the farm in good […]

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Meet The Staff: Gina

Continuing with our meet the staff feature, next up is our Kentucky Farm Manager, Gina-Marie Dailey! Gina takes care of all the yearlings and mares in Kentucky, as well as running our yearling sales. Gina is originally from Island Park, New York and has been working at Diamond Creek since 2010. She started working with […]

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